the clerk: an act tone chance citizen access to government information and services, by establishing that government documents issued to the public must be written clearly and for other purposes. senate amendments. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from missouri, mr. clay, and the gentleman from utah, mr. chaffetz, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from missouri. mr. clay: thank you, madam speaker. and, madam speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. clay: i now yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for such time as he may consume. mr. clay: thank you. h.r. 946, the plain writing act of 2010, was introduced by representative bruce braley on february 10, 2009, and it passed the house by an overwhelming margin on march 17, 2010.